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by Hilary Stockton on 7/26/2015

Family Travel

Square_paestum_greek_temple_to_hera_and_poseidon
7/26/2015
  These Paestum Greek temple photos are part of a trip report featuring the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany, Florence, Rome, Singapore Suites, Air Berlin Business Class, and luxury hotel stays, dining and activities in Berlin and Italy.  For the prior posts,...
Square_pompeii_photos-private_tour-amphitheater
7/21/2015
  This Private Tours of Pompeii Review and Photos post is part of a trip report featuring Singapore Suites, Air Berlin Business Class, and luxury hotel stays, dining and activities in Berlin and Italy.  For the prior posts, please see: Review: Air...
Square_review-singapore_suites_a380-suite_1a
7/11/2015
  This review of Singapore Suites A380 New York JFK to Frankfurt, with a kid, is part of a trip report featuring Singapore Suites, Air Berlin Business Class, and luxury hotel stays, dining and activities in Berlin and Italy.  For...
Square_10_tips_to_travel_better_with_kids
7/5/2015
  How to travel better with kids? Some couples, childless or parents, would say they'd rather not travel with kids at all. But really, who wasn't a kid once? And aren't some of your most memorable experiences trips that you...
Square_tips-_packing_light_for_a_month
7/2/2015
  I’m a big believer in never checking luggage and bringing only carry-on bags, but how does this work for a month or more of travel? A few of my clients asked for a post on packing light, and how...
Square_eu_compensation_for_united_airlines_flight_971_stranded_in_belfast
6/25/2015
  Is United liable for EC 261/2004 compensation for United Flight 971 from Rome to Chicago, which diverted to Belfast over an unruly passenger and stranded passengers in Belfast Airport for over 20 hours? TravelSort reader Dawn writes: "I was...
Square_travel_checklist-_what_to_do_before_your_trip
6/23/2015
Travel checklists--love them or hate them, they can be handy in terms of checking that you have everything you need before you take your trip or go on vacation. Here's what I recommend for clients, and I'm sure savvy readers...
Square_four_seasons_residential_vacation_rentals_with_preferred_partner_benefits
6/16/2015
Four Seasons Residential Rentals with Four Seasons Preferred Partner benefits combine the best of both worlds: a luxury vacation home, but with complimentary breakfast (no dish washing!), daily housekeeping and turndown service, and access to all the amenities of the...
Square_top_10_toys_games_to_entertain_kids_on_airplane_flights-deck_of_cards
5/26/2015
What are the top toys and games to entertain kids on long plane flights? If you don't have kids, you may be griping that you wish the parents of the unruly kids seated next to you would consider this question...
Square_best_nyc_luxury_hotel_rooms_for_families-langham_new_york_5th_avenue_family_place_room_with_2_queen_beds
5/17/2015
  What are the best NYC luxury hotel rooms for families? Many clients and readers have asked me over the years why there aren't more hotel rooms in NYC with 2 queen size beds, which will fit 2 adults and...
Square_trip_interruption_or_trip_extension-travel_insurance_for_a_later_return
5/8/2015
  Think your travel credit card trip interruption travel insurance will cover you if a medical emergency prevents you returning home on your return flight? Think again--you may well be out of pocket for all your extra flight costs, plus...
Square_split_reservation_pnr_on_aadvantage_or_mileageplus_award_ticket
5/6/2015
  Can you split a reservation (PNR) booked as a single AAdvantage award ticket for two passengers, if one passenger needs to change or cancel his/her itinerary, but you want to keep the other passenger's award intact? TravelSort reader Paula...
Square_soneva_fushi_diving-soleni_dive_center
5/2/2015
  This Soneva Fushi Maldives Activities and Top Things to Do post is part of a trip report including luxury resorts in the Maldives and Etihad First Class and Business Class. Soneva Fushi offers great diving via Soleni Dive Center,  For the prior...
Square_review-four_seasons_maldives_kuda_huraa-serenity_pool
4/13/2015
  The Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa is the smaller sister property to Landaa Giraavaru, done in the style of a Maldivian village. It's popular to combine this with Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru with the Paradise Twice offer, which...
Square_top_7_things_we_love_about_luxury_hotels
3/19/2015
  There's lots to love about luxury hotels, and which I appreciate since I'm not constantly staying at them. We take 2-3 major trips per year, and the rest of the time are based in NYC, where as with countless...
Square_best_carry_on_luggage_roller_bag-travelon_wheeled_underseat
3/12/2015
What's the best carry-on luggage? Specifically, the best carry-on roller bag? Recently, I was hunting for a carry-on for my 7 year old, since the reality is that we've often put enough books and things in his backpack that it...
Square_2015-which_new_credit_cards_were_applying_for
2/6/2015
  Which Credit Cards are Worth Getting in 2015? While everyone's credit card situation is different, depending on which cards you already have (or had) and which miles and points are most valuable to you given future travel plans, many...
Square_5_other_perks_to_speaking_a_foreign_language_with_your_child
1/7/2015
  The time to learn a foreign language is when you're young, as I mentioned in 10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn a Foreign Language. That's why I'm always sad when I hear a parent tell me that, even...
Square_our_2015_travel_resolutions
1/1/2015
  Happy New Year! Hope your 2015 is off to a happy, healthy, start, including your travel plans. We really enjoyed our 2014 travels, and were lucky enough to visit several of the resorts mentioned in Best Luxury Hotels of...
Square_how_we_earned_1_million_miles_and_points_this_year
12/30/2014
  "How do you earn your frequent flyer miles and points?" is a question I get on a regular basis from TravelSort Clients and readers, who also want to know how we manage to fly all of us in international...
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  Think your travel credit card trip interruption travel insurance will cover you if a medical emergency prevents you returning home on your return flight? Think again--you may well be out of pocket for all your extra flight costs, plus...
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  Can you split a reservation (PNR) booked as a single AAdvantage award ticket for two passengers, if one passenger needs to change or cancel his/her itinerary, but you want to keep the other passenger's award intact? TravelSort reader Paula...
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  What are the best NYC luxury hotel rooms for families? Many clients and readers have asked me over the years why there aren't more hotel rooms in NYC with 2 queen size beds, which will fit 2 adults and...
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What are the top toys and games to entertain kids on long plane flights? If you don't have kids, you may be griping that you wish the parents of the unruly kids seated next to you would consider this question...
Square_eu_compensation_for_united_airlines_flight_971_stranded_in_belfast
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  Is United liable for EC 261/2004 compensation for United Flight 971 from Rome to Chicago, which diverted to Belfast over an unruly passenger and stranded passengers in Belfast Airport for over 20 hours? TravelSort reader Dawn writes: "I was...
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  I’m a big believer in never checking luggage and bringing only carry-on bags, but how does this work for a month or more of travel? A few of my clients asked for a post on packing light, and how...
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6/23/2015
Travel checklists--love them or hate them, they can be handy in terms of checking that you have everything you need before you take your trip or go on vacation. Here's what I recommend for clients, and I'm sure savvy readers...
Square_10_tips_to_travel_better_with_kids
7/5/2015
  How to travel better with kids? Some couples, childless or parents, would say they'd rather not travel with kids at all. But really, who wasn't a kid once? And aren't some of your most memorable experiences trips that you...
Square_four_seasons_residential_vacation_rentals_with_preferred_partner_benefits
6/16/2015
Four Seasons Residential Rentals with Four Seasons Preferred Partner benefits combine the best of both worlds: a luxury vacation home, but with complimentary breakfast (no dish washing!), daily housekeeping and turndown service, and access to all the amenities of the...